Category Archives: Identity Theft

Watch Out For 2016 IRS Tax Scams

There have been reported incidents of swindlers using an IRS pitch as a 2016 IRS Tax scam. One such incident happened to Brett. He panicked after hearing a phone message that the IRS was about to investigate him. Brett is a 43 year old contractor from the County of Morrow. He wondered whether he had missed anything in regards to his Free Turbo Tax 2015 application. So he decided to make a call back and then his worry turned to anger. There are lots of scammers out there especially as the Taxes 2016 period gets near.

At this time of … Read more at 2009 Taxes

Nevada Consistently Ranks at the Top for Quality of Life

Nevada ranks high on many lists of top places to live and work.  Reno especially has worked hard improving quality of life for residents.  The past 20 years have been spent revamping the area around Truckee River, located near the new AAA baseball stadium.  Parks and a performing arts center have been added and many large firms have set up locations in Reno drawing in a younger more educated population to stay.

Housing prices in Reno have dropped about 52% in the last 4 years making it an ideal place to relocate to.  North-western Nevada boasts some of the best … Read more at 2009 Taxes

5 IRS Identity Theft Tips

5 IRS Identity Theft Tips

There are a number of organizations with helpful resources if your identity has been stolen this tax season or you feel that your identity might be misused. And do you know what kinds of emails to expect from the IRS so you know that the communication is legitimate?

1. The IRS has a special office called the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit which can assist you if you feel your identity might be misused due to the loss of personal information. Contact them at 1-800-908-4490.

2. The IRS never initiates contact with taxpayers through email. … Read more at 2009 Taxes